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Why should you trust Proton VPN?

May 14th, 2019 in Proton Stories

The VPN industry is notorious for unscrupulous or even malicious players, so it’s reasonable to ask why Proton VPN can be trusted. Here are some qualities that set us apart from other VPN providers. In 2017, Proton entered the VPN space with the launch of Proton VPN. We decided to launch a free VPN service […]

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Proton VPN supports data journalists through the European Journalism Centre

May 3rd, 2019 in Proton Stories

Starting this World Press Freedom Day, Proton VPN will be offering discounts to data journalists through the European Journalism Centre’s new website, This April, the European Journalism Centre launched to help train new data journalists. EJC Director Adam Thomas wrote in a blog post that the site is meant to be “a new […]

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Using VPN servers in high-risk countries

March 6th, 2019 in Proton Stories

As part of our mission to make a secure and private Internet available to all, Proton VPN will have to add servers in countries with poor privacy protections. Here’s how to safely use servers in high-risk countries. Which VPN server you connect to is generally determined by what information you are trying to access and […]

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Proton VPN wins Best VPN awards in multiple categories

January 15th, 2019 in Proton Stories

This year, we received recognition for some of the unique advantages that our VPN service offers. Here are some of the awards for 2018 and 2019 that were just announced. We are happy to receive these awards, not only because they acknowledge the extra security and privacy protections we have built into Proton VPN, but […]

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Supporting WireGuard development

December 19th, 2018 in Proton Stories

Proton VPN was launched in 2017 with a mission to help the Internet live up to its promise of freedom of information. To keep that mission alive, we are supporting the development of WireGuard, a new VPN protocol. We are celebrating this holiday season by supporting organizations that align with our mission of providing online […]

Proton VPN Transparency Report & Warrant Canary

October 31st, 2018 in Proton Stories

This page is updated whenever there is a notable new legal request. This post was last updated on August 29, 2023. To be counted here as a legal request for information, the request must come through official channels foreign or domestic (either a court order, directly from a government entity, or from legal/security departments of […]

Our Privacy Policy and what it means for you

September 7th, 2018 in Proton Stories

This article highlights some of the main points of our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Service. Below we explain our policies and how they commit us to protecting your privacy. No logs When you use a VPN, they essentially become your new Internet Service Provider meaning they can see all your online activity. […]

What is the VORACLE attack, and why Proton VPN is not vulnerable

August 27th, 2018 in Proton Stories

A new security vulnerability in the OpenVPN protocol was recently revealed that would allow for sophisticated attacker to access a VPN user’s online activity. At the most recent Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences, tech security researcher Ahamed Nafeez presented VORACLE, an attack that can eventually allow the attacker to decrypt data protected by […]

Where should Proton VPN go next? Vote to choose our next server locations!

July 18th, 2018 in Proton Stories

It has been a busy year for Proton VPN. We’ve launched two new native apps, including Android and macOS (and yes, iOS is on its way!), and a command-line tool for Linux users. We introduced dedicated Plus servers for streaming Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime where our users can enjoy their favorite content without compromising […]

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